FRED HAGENEDER’S GATEWAY TO THE MEANING OF TREES IN CULTURE AND CONSCIOUSNESS

THE MEANING OF TREES

WORLD TREE NEWS

Wangari Maathai, founder of the Green Belt Movement, which so far has planted 51 million trees and trained over 30,000 women, died on 25 September 2011.
The historic ‘Call of Creation’ by St Francis of Assisi inspires Catholics today to acknowledge humanity's role as stewards of nature, not its masters.
Felix Finkbeiner giving a UN speech about the importance of forests for world climate and social justice and that nobody is too small to make a difference.
The monks of the Samraong Pagoda received the 2010 Equator Prize for saving evergreen forest in northwest Cambodia by ordaining venerable trees as monks.
A global programme to protect sacred sites and their biodiversity as well as cultural practices from industrialization, urbanization, and tourism has begun.
The tree that once gave Anne Frank solace as she was hiding from the Nazis fell in a storm in August 2010, but cuttings have been taken and will be planted.

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